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NYC Principal Says No to Students Singing 'God Bless the USA'

Grumpy Senior Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 3:45 PM
When both New York and California have both exhausted and taxed themselves into oblivion, then they will look to Washington for a bail out in tax assisted dollars....our dollars! Socialism does not work. Look at recent history. Enough said.

Depending on who you ask, the song 'God Bless the USA' by Lee Greenwood has been banned from one school's graduation because 1)it would offend other cultures or 2)the lyrics are too adult for the kids.

The New York Post says this:

Greta Hawkins, principal of PS 90, the Edna Cohen School, won’t allow kindergartners to belt out the beloved Lee Greenwood ballad, also known as “Proud to be an American,” at their moving-up ceremony.

Five classes spent months learning the patriotic song, which skyrocketed in popularity after the 9/11 attacks and the 2003 invasion...

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